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University of Rhode Island

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Overview The University of Rhode Island, located in the rural town of South Kingston, is the ideal school for anyone looking for a great education and a quick walk to the beach. For the most part, students who attend URI are from the Northeast, New York (particularly Long Island), and New Jersey, but every now and then someone from the West Coast will walk across campus. The CELS (College of Environmental Life Sciences), College of Pharmacy, and College of Business

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Private vs. Public Colleges

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Students and their families struggle every year with the rising cost of college education. Many people ask themselves if it’s worth paying the high cost of private college tuition or if they should attend a public university instead. When looking for answers, you should compare the private and public schools that you are thinking of attending. Some questions to think about: Will I get a better education at the private school? Will the professors in my major of study be

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College of the Week: Stonehill College

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Stonehill College is a private, Roman Catholic school located in the suburban town of Easton, Massachusetts. With approximately 2,470 students, Stonehill is closer to the size of a high school than the size of a university. However, many students have found that the small size gives the college a more welcoming and friendly atmosphere. When walking around campus, the majority of students say hi as they walk by one another. Stonehill is not very diverse; the typical student is white,

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ADHD

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

One of the most widespread medical issues, that affects over two million children nationwide, is popularly known as ADHD. Until recently, there was a discrepancy between ADD and ADHD, but it is now politically correct to say ADHD. Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder can be broken down into three sub-categories: predominantly hyperactive-impulse, predominantly inattentive, and combined hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive. Hyperactive-impulsive is loosely defined as an inability to stand still, compared to a predominantly inattentive child who will day dream for long

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Greek Life on College Campuses

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Greek organizations have been around since the 1770s. They are usually single-sex groups of which members are active during their undergraduate years and continue to be members throughout their lives. There are also organizations that are historically black, Latino, Asian, and multicultural—some of which may include both sexes. Certain Greek organizations are established for specific religious or ethnic groups such as Alpha Chi Rho (founded as a Christian group) and Zeta Beta Tau (a historically Jewish fraternity). The recruitment process

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College of the Week: UMASS Amherst

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Nestled in the foothills of the Pioneer Valley, The University of Massachusetts is one of the fastest growing public schools in the Northeast. The 1,450-acre campus can be daunting at times, but with just a few steps off campus, one is surrounded with the small town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Right around the corner, students will find Main Street, which is filled with independently owned restaurants, shops, and hang out spots. There is always something to do, whether on campus, or

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Executive Functioning Disorders

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Did you know that as many as 1 out of every 5 people in the U.S. has a learning disability? (1) Did you know that almost 3 million children (ages 6 through 21) have some form of a learning disability and receive special education in school? (1) Did you know that 30 – 50% of the population has undiagnosed learning disabilities? (2) With an increasing number of children being diagnosed with learning disabilities (LDs) each year, it has become imperative

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Tips For Writing A Great College Essay

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

With the school year quickly approaching, upcoming seniors (and their parents) are beginning to feel the pressure brought on by the college application process. As competition for acceptance into America’s prestigious colleges increases, many of you are probably wondering how to make your achievements stand apart from the rest. One of the most important facets of your college applications is the essay. A well-crafted, thoughtful essay allows you to showcase everything that makes you unique. College admissions counselors want to

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Featured College: The University of New Hampshire

November 15, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Written by current student Kara Scozzari As I enter my senior year at the University of New Hampshire, I feel as though I know all of the ins and outs of the Durham, New Hampshire campus. When I arrived at my dorm on move-in day, freshman year, I was terrified and felt lost on what seemed to be a never-ending campus. I quickly regained my balance thanks to living in a great dorm and being surrounded by great people. I

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First Post!

July 29, 2010 / Posted by in Blog

Hello! This is JBG Education Group’s first official blog post! Stay tuned for more…. In the meantime, please visit our website. Tweet us…. @JBGeducational Or become a fan of us on Facebook…. Click Here -JBG Educational Group- -We leave our mark on the mind!-

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